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FDA advisory committee votes 14-3 against approval of Remoxy ER for the management of severe pain.- Pain Therapeutics Inc.

Pain Therapeutics, Inc., a drug development company, today announced that a joint meeting of the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products...

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Sandoz acquires from Adamis Pharma US rights to Symjepi for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions.

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution and commercialization agreement with Sandoz Inc., a division...

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Phase III NEWTON 2 study of EG 1962 updates results in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.- Edge Therapeutics.

Edge Therapeutics announced updated results from its ongoing analyses of the Phase III NEWTON 2 study of EG 1962 (nimodipine...

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Watch video highlights from the BeCOn OWN 2017 event, including expert opinion, patient experience and panel discussions in the Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone.

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Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

The following Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) represent the first CPGs on the management of decompensated cirrhosis.

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2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope

The document aims to be patient-orientated and focused on therapy, and to reduce the risk of recurrence and the life-threatening consequences of syncope recurrence.

Added 8 years ago

Guidance document for prevention of Clostridium difficile infection in acute healthcare settings

This updated guideline provides a current review of the literature on interventions to control CDI in adult populations in acute healthcare settings and derives specific infection control recommendations.

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Journal articles

Review of oritavancin for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

Objective: To assess critically oritavancin, a second-generation  lipoglycopeptide, for the treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive bacteria...

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Effect of 0.9% Saline or Plasma-Lyte 148 as Crystalloid Fluid Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit on Blood Product Use and Postoperative Bleeding After Cardiac Surgery

To evaluate the effect of Plasma-Lyte 148 (PL-148) compared with 0.9% saline (saline) on blood product use and postoperative bleeding in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) following cardiac surgery.

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Direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) – Management of emergency situations. Rationale and design of the RADOA-Registry

The worldwide increase in the aging population and the associated increase in the prevalence of atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism as well as the widespread use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) have resulted...

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Clinical trials

Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Comparison of Pre- and Post-discharge Initiation of LCZ696 Therapy in HFrEF Patients After an Acute Decompensation Event (TRANSITION)

To explore two modalities of treatment initiation (Pre-discharge, and Post-discharge) with LCZ696 in HFrEF patients following stabilization after an ADHF...

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ShenFu Injection for Myocardial Protection in Patients With Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (SF-STEMI)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether perioperative use of Shenfu Injection could reduce myocardial injury (enzymatic infarct...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

Posted 4 months ago

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 8 months ago

This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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Dermatological emergencies in children

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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